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Summer Activities

The variety of activities available to visitors in the area around Fairmont is endless. Golfing, hiking, floating down the Columbia River, paddle-boarding, fishing, scenic tours and flights along with exploring the many beaches are some of the most popular activities visitors can partake in. The more adventurous can experience white-water rafting through a fast running canyon on nearby Toby River; paragliding enthusiasts can launch themselves from the peak of Mount Swansea and soar over the majestic Columbia Valley and there are many rock climbing opportunities in Kootenay National Park, Bugaboo Provincial Park and the Purcell or Rocky Mountain ranges.

 

Beaches & Boat Launches

Beaches & Boat Launches

Home of the headwaters of the mighty Columbia River, water is what it is ALL about in the Summer in the Valley! With two lakes. More »
Family Fun

Family Fun

Vacations are about fun, for the ENTIRE family! The Columbia Valley offers something for everyone in the family from swimming t... More »
Farmer’s Markets

Farmer’s Markets

What better way to get to know a community and stock up your fridge for your vacation stay than by visiting a farmer’s ma... More »
Fishing, Paddling, Rafting & more!

Fishing, Paddling, Rafting & more!

Home of the headwaters of the mighty Columbia River, water is what it is ALL about in the Summer in the Valley! With two lakes. More »
Flying Adventures/Air Tours

Flying Adventures/Air Tours

There’s plenty to see from the ground looking up but there’s SO MUCH MORE to see from the air looking down! Be sure... More »
Hiking/Mountain Biking

Hiking/Mountain Biking

The Columbia Valley offers some of the most amazing hiking trails in the world. No matter your age or fitness level there̵... More »
Valley Guide

Valley Guide

To see more about various communities (including things to do, places to eat, festivals…) within the Columbia Valley plea... More »
Water Sports

Water Sports

Truly what sets the Columbia Valley apart from other mountain vacation destinations! Columbia Lake • Lake Windermere • Colu... More »